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 Listening Session: Community Policing & Crime Reduction


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The President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing hosted multiple listening sessions to gain broad input and expertise from stakeholders. The information collected in these meetings informed and advised the Task Force in developing recommendations.

The fourth Listening Session focused on the topic of “Community Policing and Crime Reduction” and was held on Friday, February 13, 2015 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ. The meeting was open to the public and seating was on a first-come first-served basis. The Listening Session was filmed and can be watched in its entirety online. Please see information on the Listening Session's Disability Access.

You can also access the list of witnesses, their biographies and their prepared statements for the February 13, 2015 Listening Session below:

Community Policing & Crime Prevention Research:
Bill Gellar bio | submission
Delores Jones-Brown bio | submission
Dennis Rosenbaum bio | submission
Wesley G. Skogan bio | submission

Using Community Policing to Restore Trust:
Jeffrey Brown bio | submission
Dwayne Crawford bio | submission
Justin Hansford bio | submission
Cecil Smith bio | submission

Building Community Policing Organizations:
Anthony Batts bio | submission
Jeffrey Blackwell bio | submission
Chris Magnus bio | submission
Patrick Melvin bio

Youth and Law Enforcement:
Delilah Coleman bio | submission
Jose Gonzales bio | submission
Jamecia Luckey bio | submission
Nicholas Peart bio | submission
Michael Reynolds submission
Using Community Policing to Reduce Crime:
Kevin Bethel bio | submission
Melissa Jones bio | submission
David Kennedy bio
J. Scott Thomson bio | submission
George Turner bio | submission

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